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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: RR-29
Corporate Name: F. L. Green Saw Mill
Local Name:
Owner Name: F. L. Green
Location: Annona, about seven miles east of Clarksville, on the Texas and Pacific
County: Red River
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Annona
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: 429 in 1906; 2,000 in 1928; 426 in 1934
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Ties and shingles from pine, white and red oak, soft maple, gum, basswood, rock and soft elm, white and brown ash, hickory, cottonwood, sycamore, and walnut,
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 10000: 1915
Capacity Comments: 10,000 feet daily
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Probably a circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Texas and Pacific
Historicial Development: F. L. Green Saw Mill could saw almost anything: pine, white and red oak, soft maple, gum, basswood, rock and soft elm, white and brown ash, hickory, cottonwood, sycamore, and walnut. The sawmill at Annona, Red River County, appeared in a 1915 directory of sawmills. The mill was rated at 10,000 feet per day, and its specialties were ties and shingles.
Research Date: JKG 10-15-93, MCJ 04-05-96
Prepared By: J Gerland, M Johnson